Aikenite stud fee announced, Maude S and Long River win
Aikenite, who raced in the colors of Dogwood Stable, and was retired this fall, had his stud fee listed for the 2013 breeding season at Brad Kelley’s Calumet Farm, in Lexington, Ky., according to The Bloodhorse.
The multiple Grade 2 winning Florida-bred son of Yes It’s True will stand for $7,500.
Jim and Debbie Miller’s Graded stakes placed filly Maude S won her 3rd race of 2012. The 4-year-old daughter of Jump Start raced off the early pace, but would respond late to win a 1 1/16-mile race Friday at Hawthorne Race Course by 3 3/4-lengths. The Jimmy DiVito charge increased his lifetime bankroll to $194,090. Maude S was broken and trained in Aiken by Todd Turner at Chime Bell Farm, and would be sent on for additional training to Legacy Stable’s Brad Stauffer and Ron Stevens at the Aiken Training Track,
The Darley Stable homebred juvenile Long River broke his maiden by 3/4-length Saturday at Aqueduct in a 1-mile and 70 yards maiden special weight race. The son of the 1992 Horse of the Year A.P. Indy is out of the 2006 Breeders’ Cup Distaff winner Round Pond, who is by the 1998 Breeders’ Cup Classic winner Awesome Again. Long River is conditioned by Kiaran McLaughlin, and was broken and trained by Tim Jones in Aiken.